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Medical Records Department

Mr. Mathias 0. Odeh
Head, Health Records Department


·         Mr. Odeh M. O. (AHR; AMNIM)

·         Head of Department (Health Records) from 2005 till date

·         Born on 15th August, 1959 and hail from Obuttu-Ekeh, Edomoga District of Okpokwu L.G.A. of Benue State, Nigeria.

·         Joined the services of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala - Kano on 6th May, 1982 till date.

Educational Background

·         Had primary education between 1970 – 1975

·         Secondary in 1976 – 1981

·         Attende BUK Post graduate school of social science and had – PG Diloma in management in 2002 and Masters Degree I Business Administration (MBA) in 2006.

Scientific Seminar, Workshop attended

·         Attended series of seminar workshops aiming at capacity building of Health Information Management and Harmonization on E-Health Records (information) in hospitals in Nigeria.

·         Wrote text books and journals on Health Information Management.


·         Has a great passion for health Information Management

·         A seasonal lecturer of Health Information Management and Bio – Statistics

Marital Status

·         Happily married with children

Social Life

·         Member of a Health Club

·         A footballer

·         Create humour and easily socialize

The Medical Records Department is responsible for collection collation, storage and making health records available to users for clinical, research, education and other purposes. The strength of staff in the department is 24.

The Health Records Department is responsible for collection, collation

Some Medical Records Department Staff at work